How can we use technology to spend our time well?Read More
Permaculture undoubtedly offers some promising ideas for more sustainable living, but there are dogmas within the movement that shield these ideas from scrutiny.Read More
In our hyperpolarized political climate, it might seem pollyannaish to believe there's much we can agree on with the other side, but much of Josh's experience tells us otherwise.Read More
With Trump in the White House, maybe now is a good time to consider alternatives to GHG emissions.Read More
In July, my six-month long stint in the jungle of Costa Rica came to an end.
Unsurprisingly, the return from a minimalist, low-stimulation environment to the world of constant connectivity has had its challenges. I thought about writing about my experience, but found my thoughts were summed up pretty well in this article, which I found just by Googling, "drowning in a sea of information." I hope you enjoy it.
The Ark is a collection of plants that would impress Noah and God..Read More
Costa Rica is even more beautiful in the air...Read More
Everyone has a great project idea, but what about the nuts and bolts to actually get it off the ground?Read More
A conversation with Tim O'Hara of Rancho Mastatal, a sustainability education center in Mastatal, Costa Rica.Read More
Nearly everyone thinks permaculture is great for the environment, but can it be used to make money?Read More